Reading Area Community College is dedicated to providing a healthy, comfortable and productive environment for all employees, students, and visitors. Since the fall term of 2006, the College has provided a smoke free and tobacco free learning and working environment for all students and employees. Reading Area Community College has adopted the following policy related to smoking and tobacco use.
The use, sale and/or distribution of tobacco products (including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, or any other tobacco products) by anyone including students, staff, visitors, and contractors is prohibited in all buildings and on all grounds of the campus of Reading Area Community College. This includes any college owned or leased vehicles. Employees and students engaged in activities at other locations utilized by Reading Area Community College are to follow the regulations established for those facilities.
Adherence to the policy cited is the responsibility of all Reading Area Community College students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors. It is expected that all students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors comply with this policy.
Organizers and attendees at public or private events, such as conferences, meetings, public lectures, social events, cultural events, and other events using College facilities are bound by this policy and are expected to communicate the policy to attendees and ensure that it is adhered to.